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  • Castner had long been interested in aluminium, and was desirous of lowering its price.
  • A mission school has been established, and is attended by the sons of the emir and of the principal chiefs, who are desirous of learning to read and write English.
  • The sultan, throughout desirous for peace, is said to have been much under the influence of the chief eunuch, Haji Beshir Aga.
  • Instrumentation is in all standard text-books treated as a technical subject, from the point of view of practical students desirous of writing for the modern orchestra.
  • The British government, desirous of preventing an Italo-Abyssinian conflict, which could but strengthen the position of the Mahdists, despatched Mr (afterwards Sir) Gerald Portal from Massawa on the 29th of October to mediate with the negus.
 

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